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Iloilo, Philippines: Walk and Work Foundation

Officially started in 2009 by the late Dutch priest and Mill Hill Missionary Fr. Jacques Derksen and practicing Ortho Surgeon Dr. Jessie B. Villareal, with the objective of reaching out to patients with various disabilities.

Donations from Netherlands received by Fr. Jacques was able to provide assistance in the form of surgical operations; prosthesis and other assistive devices given to many patients.

In 2010, a plan was conceived to build a modern and complex prosthetic and orthotic center in Hibao-an Norte, Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Through the supervision of Dr. Villareal, the building was finished and finally opened on October 18, 2010

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